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David Kessler

David Kessler

David Kessler
is a grief and healing expert whose work has been featured on CNN, PBS,, and elsewhere. His latest book is You Can Heal Your Heart: Finding Peace After Breakup, Divorce or Death co-authored with Louise Hay. He also co-authored two bestsellers with Elisabeth Kübler-Ross. He founded

Releasing Pain, Healing Grief and Remembering with Love

Nov 30 - Dec 02, 2018 Begins in 1 month
with David Kessler & Paul Denniston

Many people in grief dread the holidays after a loss. Join grief expert David Kessler and grief yoga teacher Paul Denniston for a weekend of healing. You can discover how pain may be inevitable after loss, but suffering is optional. The heart aches, the body remembers, and the mind can get lost in all the guilt, what ifs, and regrets. Using many different techniques, you can learn how to deal with yearning and sadness, and to imagine a life beyond loss. David and Paul teach therapists ways to help clients find peace in loss and learn how to live again.



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